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WTTC ENCOURAGES 72-HOUR QUARANTINE-FREE BUSINESS TRIPS

International business travel could restart if agreement is secured to safeguard journeys…
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ITB CHINA INDUSTRY MEETUP EVENTS ATTRACT OVER 1,000 BUYERS

ITB China’s Industry MeetUp Events 2020 concluded last week, attracting more than…
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SINGAPOREIMAGINE: ISLAND STATE LOOKS TOWARDS FUTURE OF TRAVEL

The Singapore Tourism Board has announced a new initiative to reimagine travel…
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70% OF DESTINATIONS LIFT TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS, BUT GLOBAL GAP EMERGING

The number of destinations closed to international tourism has continued to fall.…
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LUXURY HOTEL MARKET STILL ON THE RISE

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Luxury Hotels estimated at US$174.9bn in…
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NICE AIRPORT INTRODUCES FREE ANTIGEN TESTING

Nice Côte d’Azur Airport has opened a comprehensive technical platform, supervised by…
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ADVANCING AN INTERNATIONAL CODE FOR PROTECTION OF TOURISTS

The Committee for the Development of an International Code for the Protection…
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SOUTH AFRICA REOPENS BORDERS

The South African government has announced that its borders reopened to travellers…
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WTTC WELCOMES CUTTING OF UK QUARANTINE DOWN FROM 15 TO 5 DAYS

The UK government’s latest move that will slash the travel quarantine lockdown…
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ITB BERLIN PRESENTS VIRTUAL PLATFORM FOR 2021

From 9 to 12 March the who’s who of the global B2B…
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QANTAS CHIEF: VACCINATION WILL BE REQUIRED TO FLY

International air travellers will in future need to prove they have been…
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EMIRATES OFFERS FREE MULTI-RISK INSURANCE

Emirates has announced an initiative to provide expanded multi-risk travel cover on top…
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IATA TRAVEL PASS – A “KEY TO OPENING BORDERS”

The International Air Transport Association has announced it is in the final…
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EUROPEANS MAINTAIN A ROBUST DESIRE TO TRAVEL, DESPITE COVID-19 SECOND WAVE

European travellers have a stable and positive attitude towards travel but concerns…
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NEW HEALTH SECURITY VERIFICATION PLATFORM LAUNCHED BY INTERNOVA

Internova Travel Group has partnered with Sharecare and Forbes Travel Guide to…
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ETC CALLS FOR NATIONS TO JOIN FORCES ON CRISIS SOLUTIONS

The head of the European Travel Commission says with a second wave…
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EUROMONITOR RELEASES REPORT ON POST-PANDEMIC TOURISM

With world arrivals forecast to be down -50% by the end of…
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SINGAPORE-HONG KONG BUBBLE SPURS CHRISTMAS TRAVEL BOOKINGS

In the week following the October 15 creation of an “air travel…
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ITB 2021 GOES VIRTUAL

ITB Berlin and ITB Berlin Convention will take place from March 9-12,…
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COMMONPASS MEETS WITH SUCCESS

Travel industry executives met at London Heathrow Airport today as part of…
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FIRST IN-SITU COVID TESTS LAUNCHED AT HEATHROW

Collinson and Swissport have announced the launch of pre-departure rapid testing facilities…